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Nov 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
% of the precincts reporting. barack obama 51%, mitt romney at 48% of the vote. >> now to florida, which is another huge state. 29 electoral votes up for grabs here. 89% of the precincts reporting. barack obama leading 51% to mitt romney, 49%. virginia tilting mitt romney's way. >> we're also keeping an eye on key races in the house and senate tonight. >> reporter: after a record amount of money spent on house and senate races, and some pretty big controversies, it all comes town to tonight. i'm joined by the managing editor of the hill. the headline right now, it's projected, republicans will retain control of the house. >> that's right. >> reporter: what's your reaction to this? it's not unexpected. >> it's not. it was an uphill projection for the democrats. they needed 25 seats, that was just too much of a climb for them. >> reporter: 38 democrats so far, 71 republicans have taken seats in the house. >> democrats were banking that medicare was going to be a big issue. democrats said the republicans were going to betray the tea party extreme. the strategy just did not bear fruit. >> reporter: the
Nov 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
against florida. they handled that. florida an ugly game against missouri, but they won. a couple teams idle in south carolina and florida state and louisville, do you know they gave up the opening kickoff touchdown to temple? temple ran it back, 7-0 and charlie strong's team led by their quarterback, blasted temple, and the end result 45-17. now, that's a good story for you, folks, louisville and charlie strong still undefeated leading the big east. >> gus: so, with one tick remaining in this game, andre heidari will send it away. and heidari sends it into the end zone for a touchback. >> charles: you know, that's a classy move right there. do you know why? the onside kick is one of the more physically punishing plays in football, and the result's not going to change even if you get it because the clock's going to run out. and i think for lane kiffin to recognize that, not put any players in a punishing spot again, i got to tip my cap to him for that one. i think it's a class move from keeping the kids from having another hit, another contact. >> gus: well, disappointing evening for us
Nov 4, 2012 10:00pm EST
. remember her? she was the secretary of state of florida. he's a republican, and was elected in 2010. he sent absentee ballot applications to every voter in ohio. and then some took part n sending back the absentee ballots. some got the ballots after requesting them, they'll go to the polling place on election day, and say no, you must cast a provisional ballots, and those can't be counted for 10 days. the long and short of it, i figure about a half million provisional ballots will be cast that won't be counted. and then to make matters worse, he send a directive out on friday saying that if the poll workers don't accurately put something in the envelope, the vote could be negated. the democrats are obviously going to go into court and try to overturn this. so you have a real big mess in ohio. >> very murky rationale there. a clear winner come tuesday night? >> unless the president wins in florida and virginia and doesn't need ohio and also wins in wisconsin and iowa and nevada and new hampshire, if it comes down to ohio, we won't have a winner. and we won't even have the votes counted t
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm EST
is also believed to have carried out a number of flash mob robberies. this gas station at florida and north capital was targeted. authorities say members took items from the store and threatened the manager with a box cutter. >> we have identified the areas that they have operated in over the past roughly year to include foggy bottom, chinatown, dupont circle, u street, adams morgan and bloomingdale. >> reporter: hate crime charges are being filed against some of the gang members for an in did not that happened here at second and -- an incident that happened here at second and k streets northeast when a homeless man was targeted. members took the man's clothes inside a backpack and even attempted to take his shoes. >> even more disturbing, this gang would target victims for beatings and robberies based on bias. some of these attacks included unprovoked beatings on homeless individuals in some cases as they slept. >> reporter: lanier pointed out the beatings at times were vicious and didn't stop even when the victim was defenseless. >> as a group, they would attack and viciously
Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
't just to crops. giant african snails now multiplying in florida can spread deadly diseases. >> the biggest problems with them is hey, they're big and they eat a lot, but they also carry parasites that are bad for humans. i believe you can even die from the parasite. >> reporter: on the east coast they're fighting the emerald ash bore and asian longhorned beetle which are wiping out trees en masse. >> et cetera very important we find these quickly before they -- it's very important we find these quickly before they get too out of hands. >> reporter: traps were set at the edge of bob black's farm trying to find a way to stop them. >> we still don't know why they're feeding, when, where. >> reporter: back at the port we discover a beetle in a tile shipment from italy. >> we did find one hitchhiker, but he may be dead of. >> reporter: cargo found with invasive pests may be destroyed or sent back. it's the first line of defense in what is now a multi-billion dollar bug battle. sherri ly, fox 5 news. >> just last week customs and border patrol announced it intercepted an inva
Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
after the election, president obama has been declared the winner of the race in florida. the president now adds the state's 29 electoral votes to the 30 about 3 he had before. mitt romney finished the race with 206. >>> residents in a northeast neighborhood are stunned to learn that two women were attacked and robbed at the same time. the women were taken by force into two separate cars on 48th street overnight. this is aorta near sheriff road. police say the men sexually assaulted both women and stole several of their belongings, including a cell phone. >> this may not be what people consider -- what people may consider the safest neighborhood but we are really a neighborhood oriented -- community-oriented neighborhood. everybody talks to everybody. >> it happened right here at the corner. that's surprising. i never heard of two at a time, two people at the same time, you know, getting tooken like that. that's surprising. >> reporter: police are trying to determine whether the crimes are related to other robberies in the area. >>> the edge on maryland after two people are dead after a
Oct 31, 2012 10:30pm EDT
all the electoral votes in that state. >> in 2000, i was in florida in west palm beach watching as they counted hanging chads. won't be quite as bad this time in ohio but ohio is a mess. >> ohio, i just don't see how you and i are going to be able and the rest of fox 5 to talk about a result. the reason why is because the secretary of state has sid said for the very first time absentee ballot possibilities to all 7 million voters and the people that requested them and then decide not to actually send in an absentee ballot will have to cast a provisional ballot on election day and those ballots which will be hundreds of thousands of them, will not be counted until ten days after the election. so i don't think we're going to be able to determine which way ohio went after all this conversation about ohio. >> and lastly, 20 seconds here, a bit of levity from the obama campaign, talk being shaving mustache. >> david axelrod said, mark his word, if michigan, minnesota or, we talked about pennsylvania go to mr. romney, he would shave his mustache off. >> fox 5 political analyst mark pl
Nov 1, 2012 10:30pm EDT
to the election president obama plans to travel to florida and back to virginia. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney back in virginia today rallying supporters at virginia beach. he once again pounced on the president's economic record. >> would you want four more years where 23 million people are looking for a good job? would you want four more years with the declining earnings and raising taxes? >> romney heads to wisconsin tomorrow where he's expected to deliver his closing argument of the campaign. he'll then head to ohio where he's scheduled to make two campaign stops. >>> a maryland voter says she had some trouble at the polls this week. something strange happened when shed through to choose her candidate. now she has ad -- when tried to choose her candidate. now she has advice for other voters coming up. check out the rundown. we're back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00.  >>> a lot of people taking advantage of early voting in the days leading up to tuesday's presidential election. one maryland woman tells us she already voted, but it did not g
Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
down through florida, come back up the east coast by wednesday of next week and that's when we think things will begin to come together for that nor'easter and all fingers crossed that that nor'easter will actually head on out to sea and not run up the east coast, but right now it's a little too early to tell. 39 degrees tonight, colder out in the suburbs. the clouds will be breaking up. winds will calm down a little bit from where they are now. they won't be so gusty, northwest 5 to 10 miles per hour and finally tomorrow, yes, a return to some sunshine, some substantial sunshine, not just peeks of sunshine and it will be breezy, too. the northwesterly winds will kick in 10 to 15 miles per hour and we'll easily have some gusts tomorrow afternoon which will take us up to around 20 to 25 miles per hour. so even with the sunshine with temperatures in the lower 50s and a little breezy condition it will feel cool out there. not so breezy on sunday. here's your fox 5 accuweather seven-day forecast. we're in the lower 50s this weekend. again, don't forget to set the clocks back on saturday
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
. it will be rain for florida, georgia, south carolina for the voting day. this is another piece of energy that will also be traveling toward the coast and we believe those two are going to get together somewhere off the mid- atlantic and make for our stronger storm system. a snapshot of the country for tomorrow, no real voting issues in the southwest, maybe a couple showers in the pacific northwest. we'll have to watch wisconsin and minnesota. there could be rain or snow showers up there. chilly much of the mid-atlantic to the gulf coast and here comes our nor'easter moving over to the coast, not quite a nor easter yet, just a coastal area of low pressure beginning its development phase. want you to see as we look at the coast again for wednesday night, these are the effects we're expecting, 40 to 50 or 60 mile-per-hour gusts wednesday night, certainly high wave beach erosion possible, coastal flooding and maybe 1 to 3 inches of rain along the coast. give you an idea of some of our high tides we're expecting for ocean city, 1:18 wednesday afternoon, atlantic city 1:01, long beach new york
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